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San Mateo County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder-Elections
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Official Election Site of San Mateo County

MARK CHURCH, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder



Taking the ink out of signatures

Electronic signature-gathering could reshape politics in California and beyond.


Why I am a Poll Worker

Thoughts from San Mateo County Poll Workers on why they serve on Election Day


Youth VOTE

Celebrate the ratification of the 26th Amendment which gave 18-20 year-olds the right to vote. Before 1971 only citizens 21 years-old and older could vote.


Black History Month

February is Black History Month


02/19/11 - smdailyjournal.com

There to teach: Domini Hoskins Black History Museum on display in Burlingame


02/10/11 - mercurynews.com

Black history celebrated at museum in Burlingame

Celebrating Women's History Month

March is Woman's History Month in San Mateo County


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month


Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15 to October 15


Celebrating Disabilities Awareness Month

October is Disabilities Awareness Month


85th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

Celebrating 85 years of Women's Suffrage


Kids Corner

Welcome to the Kids Activity Corner! On this site you'll find lots of exciting and fun activities that will tell you about San Mateo County history and government.



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Registration & Elections Division
40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 312-5222
Fax: (650) 312-5348
Email: registrar@smcare.org


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Phone: 1 (888) 762-8683
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Phone: 1 (888) 762-8683 or 1 (888) SMC-VOTE